Rega – Swiss Air-Rescue

Flight physician, jet – Job description

The jet flight physician is responsible for providing patients with professional medical care and monitoring their medical condition during all AEMS (Airplane Emergency Medical Services) missions performed on behalf of Rega. This applies explicitly from the time the patient is put into their care to the time when they are handed over to the medical staff responsible at the destination hospital.

General requirements

  • Swiss state examination or equivalent state-recognised diploma
  • Swiss work and residence permits
  • Driving licence, category B
  • Place of work: Rega Centre, Zurich Airport

Medical requirements

  • At least 4 years' clinical experience
  • Preferred specialist training: anaesthesiology or intensive care medicine

Language requirements

  • Very good knowledge of German, both spoken and written
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Spoken knowledge of French, Italian and/or Spanish

Personal requirements

  • Ability to work under pressure, both physically and mentally
  • Assertiveness
  • Ability to work in a team, flexibility, reliability
  • Travelling experience
  • Understanding of foreign peoples and cultures
  • Place of residence: Zurich region